There may be some individuals out there who have had the unfortunate reality of never developing a relationship with a grandparent, whether it’s due to distance or death. In this case, one is missing out on all the benefits a grandparent can offer.
A grandparent provides you with endless tales about their past lives, tales… more »
Please join us for our annual Barbara Pittard Payne Lectureship in Gerontology on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
“Remembering the Good Times: A Caregiver’s Journey” Bern Nadette Stanis, best known as Thelma Evans from the hit television show, “Good Times,” and Alzheimer’s Association National Spokesperson.
Bern Nadette Stanis is not only a… more »
Intimate and social relationships remain important for older adults residing in assisted-living facilities, according to a recent study.
In a study examining the intimate and social relationships of married and unmarried couples in assisted living, researchers found benefits of late-life couplehood included companionship, support and affection. However, there were some detrimental outcomes, such as feeling… more »
Gerontology Affiliate Faculty Member, Dr. Jenny Zhan is pleased to announce the Third International Conference of Long Term Care Administrators and Directors will be in Atlanta in March 3-6, 2016. Visit the Third International Conference website to learn more about how to present or attend this conference.
Full-time Permanent Lecturer in Gerontology
The Gerontology Institute at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, is seeking applicants for a permanent Full-Time Lecturer Position beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year. This position comes with promotion opportunities outlined in the non-tenure track promotion manual at Georgia State University.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in… more »
Earlier this month, the Gerontology Institute faculty and student attended the Georgia Gerontology Society (GGS) Annual Conference. The Brasstown Valley Resort in Young Harris, GA was gorgeous and the GGS Conference was educative and informative. The Gerontology gang spent the days presenting research and attending sessions and the evenings strolling through the grounds and mesmerizing… more »
The lengthy list of endowed scholarships at Georgia State reads like a who’s who of distinguished alumni, beloved professors, and loyal friends of the university.
It’s rarer for administrative professionals to be honored in such a way, but for the late Mary MacKinnon, it makes perfect sense. Co-workers, program alumni and even former directors agree… more »